Monthly Archives: February 2011

Exhaling — Appreciation for all Those Little Things

By Lori Krause Columnist It’s amazing how a few days of spring-like weather can lift the spirits and make me forgetful of the cold dreary days...

West Holt Ends Wolfpack Girls Basketball Season

BATTLE CREEK — Missed opportunities in the third quarter cost the Elgin Public-Pope John Wolfpack girls in the opening round of the C2-9 Sub-District...

Anderson, Hemenway Win Wrestling Medals at State

OMAHA — It was a game of numbers last week for the Wolfpack wrestling team. Five wrestlers competed at the NSAA State Wrestling Tournament over...

Wild Game Feed Date Announced

The seventh annual “Wild (and Tame) Game Feed” will be held on ‘Fat Tuesday, March 8. A variety of wild game will be served along...

Date Nears for ‘Cooking School’

Organizers of last year’s “cooking school” in Elgin have announced plans to hold another demos night.  The demos will be held on Monday, March...

Eischeids Make Large Donation to EVFD

Ron and Linda Eischeid of Elgin have been selected as winners in the America’s Farmers Grow CommunitiesSM program, which gives farmers the opportunity to...

UENRD Completes Third Irrigated Acre Sign-Up

Created by the Nebraska State legislature in 2009, LB 483 allowed the Upper Elkhorn NRD the opportunity to expand new irrigated acres within a...

New Area Code to Affect Local Calling

Beginning on Saturday, Feb. 26, residents of Eastern Nebraska will begin using a new procedure for making local telephone calls. Those who live in the...

This Week’s Classifieds: February 23, 2011

WHERE TO EAT: SERVING EITHER Rib Steak or Prime Rib every Monday 6 pm – 9 pm. $10.95. Knotty Pine, 402-386-5488, Petersburg, NE.  1tfc FOR SALE: FOR...

This Week’s Classifieds: February 16, 2011

WHERE TO EAT: SERVING EITHER Rib Steak or Prime Rib every Monday 6 pm – 9 pm. $10.95. Knotty Pine, 402-386-5488, Petersburg, NE.  1tfc FOR SALE: FOR...

Wolfpack Boys Defeat Newman Grove for Fifth Victory

ELGIN — After struggling most of the season to collect wins, the Elgin Public-Pope John Wolfpack boys basketball team made it two in a...

Wolfpack Tops Clearwater/Orchard Girls 45 to 29

ORCHARD — The Wolfpack girls basketball team returned to their winning ways Thursday night with a 45 to 29 victory over Clearwater/Orchard. “The girls did...

Jonah G. Totten IV

Jonah G. Totten IV 1920 - 2011 Jonah G. Totten IV, 91, retired general supervisor with Boeing Wichita, passed away Monday, February 7, 2011. Totten was born...

Charlie Mitchell Tegeler

Mitchell and Shannon Tegeler of Tilden are the parents of a son born Monday, January 17, at Antelope Memorial Hospital in Neligh. The baby, named...

Lillian Grace Moser

Mike and Gina Moser of Elgin are the proud parents of a daughter, Lillian Grace. Lillian was born on January 30, 2011 at Faith...

Elgin FFA to Observe National FFA Week

The Elgin FFA Chapter will celebrate National FFA Week February 19-26, 2011.  Infinite Potential is the theme this year and it embodies all the...

Bloodmobile Surpasses Goal by 4 Units

Last week’s blood drive held at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Elgin was labeled “a great success.” The goal was to collect 68 units...

Bartlett to Host Schrunk Benefit

Barring a snowstorm, organizers of the Ellis and Lois Schrunk Fire Benefit say everything is ready. On Sunday, February 20, a pancake and sausage...

Five Wolfpack Wrestlers Headed to State

Five wrestlers from Elgin Public-Pope John will compete this weekend at the NSAA State Wrestling Tournament. Action will get underway Thursday at the Qwest Center...